Japan plays a vital role in the automobile industry of Kenya. Large numbers of used vehicles imported in Kenya are from Japan. Kenya has a diverse geography; it lies on the equator, with the Indian Ocean to its South-East.
Kenya is the hub of economic, commercial and logistic of the entire East African region and has the most developed economy in the whole East Africa. The increase in the purchase of vehicle reflects increased spending by the country's middle class, which is growing fast.
Kenyan population prefers to buy used vehicles as used cars account for more than 80% of all vehicles sold in the country. With the increase in demand for used vehicles, many separate units have established in the country that deals in supply of used vehicles from popular brands.